Live TV: Terrorist Attack In Tel Aviv

Live coverage of a Tel Aviv terrorist attack

At least nine people were wounded Wednesday evening in a shooting that took place in a busy Tel Aviv commercial complex, Israeli media outlets reported. The attack occurred in Sarona Market, a busy food and retail center not far from army headquarters, Haaretz reported.

One victim was reported to be in critical condition, and five were said to be seriously injured.

A police representative told Channel 10 that there had been two attackers and neither posed a threat any longer. Police reportedly confirmed that the incident was a terror attack.

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According to initial reports, at least armed man opened fire at passersby near the Benedict restaurant. The shooter then reportedly opened fire at the nearby Ha’arbaa Street. Several casualties are being treated at the scene. At least one shooter is currently hospitalized at Ichilov in moderate condition. Police forces are investigating the possibility that there was a second shooter.

Streets in the area have been closed and the public has been asked to stay away from the scene. This is an on going story and the live video in this story is provided to us by i-24News based in Tel Aviv, one of our media partners.

 

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